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Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg Photo Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Dec 6, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis' production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway and television star Aaron Lazar (Fox's Filthy Rich, Broadway's The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Les Misérables, and The Light in the Piazza) joins the exciting lineup of talented performers alongside singer/songwriter, musician, producer and engineer, Brian McKnight Jr., who comes from a legendary musically gifted family including famed father Brian McKnight. American Idol 4th place finalist on season 4, Anthony Fedorov, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist actor Michael Thomas Grant, and RCA recording artist Nina Nelson, member of girl group Citizen Queen (with over 30 million music video views), also join the cast for the first time. Rounding out the group of newcomers is Cheyenne Wells who starred in the recent production of Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse with MJ Rodriguez.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Conversation About OUR TOWN Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Conversation About OUR TOWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

Participating in the ‚ÄúOur Town at the Playhouse‚ÄĚ panel will be Howard Sherman, author; Anne Keefe, current Playhouse associate artist, and former associate artistic director with Joanne Woodward at the time of the Playhouse‚Äôs 2002 production of ‚ÄúOur Town‚ÄĚ; and Jake Robards, who appeared in the Playhouse production.¬†

Food For Thought Productions Presents THE LOVE COURSE By A.R. Gurney Photo Food For Thought Productions Presents THE LOVE COURSE By A.R. Gurney
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 9, 2020

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, the award-winning theatre company, offers it fifth show during the 2020 season at Theatre 80, 8th Street and 1st Avenue on Monday, December 21st, from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 20, 2016

Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala "The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe" on Monday evening, September 19.  Performing the music of the legendary Broadway composing team will be artists Britney Coleman, Kristen Hahn, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Mark Lukas, Howard McGillin, Ciara Renee, Mary Testa, Richard Troxell, Max von Essen, Nicholas Ward, and members of the New York Theatre Ballet.  Gala Director is Chase Brock, with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. 

Richard Thomas to Host Westport Country Playhouse's Lerner & Loewe Gala; Robert Sean Leonard to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala 'The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe' on Monday evening, September 19.

Westport Country Playhouse to Celebrate Lerner & Loewe at 2016 Gala; Leadership Award Honorees Announced
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 17, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Fundraising Gala will sing the praises of one of the most renowned Broadway musical composing teams with "The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe," on Monday evening, September 19.  The Gala theme will serve as a springboard for the Playhouse's October production of Lerner & Lowe's "Camelot," a freshly inventive take on the classic musical, directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Reading of A.R. Gurney's THE COCKTAIL HOUR, 3/14
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 29, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of A. R. Gurney's "The Cocktail Hour," a funny and touching, quasi-autobiographical story about a playwright who writes a new play that presents an unflattering picture of his family, on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.  The play will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. 

BWW Review: PROMISING at The Beckett Theatre Captures Political Scandal and Intrigue
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 23, 2015

'You're supposed to stop the people you love from making mistakes that could ruin their lives.'

Jake Robards to Lead NYC Premiere of PROMISING at Beckett Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 8, 2015

InProximity Theatre Company will present the NYC premiere of PROMISING, written by Michelle Elliott and directed by Terry Berliner. PROMISING begins performances on Saturday, November 14 for a limited engagement through Saturday, December 5. Opening Night is Wednesday, November 18 at 8 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday at 7 PM; Wednesday - Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM &  8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM. Please note, there are added Wednesday matinee performances on November 25 and December 2 at 2 PM; there is no performance on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 26). Performances are at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street, between 9th and Dyer). Tickets are $25 and are available by calling Telecharge at 212-239-6200 or online via telecharge.com.

Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet for Westport Country Playhouse's SOMETHING WONDERFUL Gala - Matthew Morrison, Jose Llana and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

2015 Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara was honored at Westport Country Playhouse's sold-out annual fundraiser, 'Something Wonderful: A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O'Hara' earlier this week on September 21. O'Hara is a Westport resident. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry red carpet below!

Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Honors Kelli O'Hara with 'SOMETHING WONDERFUL' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

2015 Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara was honored at Westport Country Playhouse's sold-out annual fundraiser, 'Something Wonderful: A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O'Hara' tonight, September 21. O'Hara is a Westport resident. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!

Matthew Morrison to Appear at Westport Country Playhouse's Gala, Honoring Kelli O'Hara
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 2, 2015

Matthew Morrison will be among the Broadway talents saluting 2015 Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara at Westport Country Playhouse's annual fundraiser on Monday, September 21. Additional guests participating in the event, 'Something Wonderful: A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O'Hara,' will be announced soon.

Photo Flash: HIRSCHFELD AT THE PLAYHOUSE Celebrates Portrait Artist in Westport
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse hosted 'Hirschfeld at the Playhouse,' a one-night-only celebration of the artistry of Al Hirschfeld last night, June 29, with an exhibition of his works and a screening of the documentary about his life and career, 'The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story.' The 1996 Academy Award-nominated film, directed and written by Susan W. Dryfoos, was produced by Times History Productions, a division of The New York Times Company. Scroll down for photos from the event!

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Hirschfeld Exhibit and Film, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will host "Hirschfeld at the Playhouse," a one-night-only celebration of the artistry of Al Hirschfeld on Monday evening, June 29, with an exhibition of his works and a screening of the documentary about his life and career, "The Line King:  The Al Hirschfeld Story."  

Kelli O'Hara to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse's Annual Gala
by Tyler Peterson - May 14, 2015

2015 Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara will be honored at Westport Country Playhouse's annual fundraiser, "Something Wonderful:  A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O'Hara," on Monday, September 21. 

Photo Flash: Sigourney Weaver, Alan Alda, Jefferson Mays and More at Westport Country Playhouse's Gala to Honor A. R. Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Playwright A. R. ("Pete") Gurney, one of the most-produced playwrights in the history of Westport Country Playhouse, was celebrated for his body of work at the theater's one-night-only fundraising gala, "A Perfect Party: A Gala Evening Honoring A. R. Gurney," on Monday, September 22. Fourteen productions of Gurney's plays have been staged at Westport Country Playhouse, including one world premiere. Scroll down for photos!

Mike Boland, Jim Bracchitta, Kevin O'Rourke & More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's MISTER ROBERTS Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

'Mister Roberts,' a Script in Hand playreading in observance of Veterans Day, will be held at Westport Country Playhouse, today Monday, November 11, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Mike Boland, Jim Bracchitta, Kevin O'Rourke and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's MISTER ROBERTS Reading, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Casting is announced for 'Mister Roberts,' a Script in Hand playreading in observance of Veterans Day, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, November 11, 7 p.m.

Jason Robards Portrait Unveiled at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse hosted an unveiling of a portrait of the late actor Jason Robards, for whom the theater is named, on Tuesday, July 9. The portrait depicts Robards in the role of Cornelius Melody in 'A Touch of the Poet' by Eugene O'Neill. Donated to the Playhouse by Robards's children, Jake and Shannon, it is displayed in the Playhouse lobby. The portrait artist is Clyde Smith of Silvermine Arts Center. Click below to watch a video clip (taken by Chad Kinsman) from the unveiling!

Connecticut Critics Circle Announces 2012-13 Award Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

According to the Hartford Courant, the Connecticut Critics Circle has announced its nominations for the 2012-13 theater season. Scroll below for the full list of nominees!

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